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Sanouya Group
In this Group: Oumou , Fatoumata , Oumou , Ami
The Sanouya Group is made up of four married women, half of them live in polygamous households and half in monogamous households. They are, on average 36 years old and have six children. The women live in Ouenzindougou, Mandé commune, Kati district. They know one another through their savings groups and their businesses. They all sell different products, such as shoes, potatoes, eggs and incense.

In order to enlarge their businesses, the group members have decided to work with the field partner, Soro Yiriwaso. This will be their first group loan.

Oumou (standing second from the right in the photo) has a good reputation for selling shoes which are very popular with the women of Ouenzindougou. She plans to use her loan to buy 35 pairs of plastic shoes for resale, from Bamako. She sells the shoes for cash to women in Ouenzindougou.

Oumou expects to make an average profit of 25,000 francs CFA per month, which will be used to meet her needs and reinvest in her business.

In the future, Oumou would like to continue working with Soro Yiriwaso and to benefit from their loans.
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Constitué de quatre (4) femmes, les membres du groupe Sanouya sont équitablement mariées et vie dans des ménages polygamiques et monogamiques. Elles ont en moyenne d’âge 36 ans et 6 enfants. Elles habitent toutes à Ouenzindougou commune du Mandé dans le cercle de Kati. Elles se sont connues à travers des tontines dans le quartier et leurs activités génératrices de revenu. Les membres du groupe mènent des activités génératrices de revenu différent, notamment la vente de, chaussures, pommes de terre, œufs et encens. Dans le souci d’élargir et d’agrandir leurs activités, elles ont décidé de faire recours à Soro Yiriwaso et sont à leur premier prêt en solidaire.
Madame Oumou (femme arrêtée en 2ème position de la droite vers la gauche) a une bonne notoriété, car les chaussures sont très prises par les femmes à Ouenzindougou. Elle compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter 35 paires de chaussures en plastiques. Elles s’approvisionnent à Bamako. Elle mène ses activités au comptant à Ouenzindougou à une clientèle de femmes. Madame compte réaliser avec ce prêt un bénéfice moyen de 25 000 FCFA par mois, qui sera utilisé, pour satisfaire son besoin et investir le reste dans son activité. Madame a pour objectif de fidéliser ce partenariat avec Soro Yiriwaso afin d’en profiter beaucoup de prêt.

Additional Information

Important Information

Soro Yiriwaso is a microfinance institution that works primarily in rural and semi-urban areas of Mali to provide underprivileged communities with access to financial services.The organization facilitates access for disadvantaged clients, particularly women, to new resources and services, fostering solidarity and cooperation among its clients. Kiva lenders’ funds will enable Soro Yiriwaso to expand its outreach and target even more underserved Malians involved in business and agriculture.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,173,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A portion of Sanouya Group's $825 loan helped a member to buy several varieties of plastic shoes for resale.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 6, 2014
Listed
Aug 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 3, 2015